Tech Support is a PICNIC

I chuckled and thought of all my dear tech support friends in call centers around the world this past weekend. I was perusing a Reader’s Digest and read about and IT department that had begun talking about certain trouble tickets as a P.I.C.N.I.C.:

Problem In Chair Not In Computer!

  7 comments for “Tech Support is a PICNIC

  1. August 18, 2008 at 7:37 pm

    That’s like my favorite, the PEBKAC error.
    Problem Exists Between Keyboard And Chair.

  2. August 19, 2008 at 8:51 am

    Hey Tom:
    Slightly more degrading is the really problematic ID – 10 – T error. Of course that’s ID10T.
    My personal fav 🙂

  3. August 19, 2008 at 5:19 pm

    Thanks, Ann & Doug, for adding to the list! I’m still chuckling!

  4. August 22, 2008 at 12:40 pm

    that is actually really funny, never heard that before.

  5. August 23, 2008 at 10:14 pm

    I hadn’t heard the PICNIC one, either. I’ve used the ID10T error, though. 🙂

  6. August 24, 2008 at 1:00 pm

    I’d heard it as Fatal Error Between Keyboard & Chair. I like to know these terms since I’m usually the fatal error.-)

  7. August 25, 2008 at 7:07 am

    Thanks for all the ocmments, folks. It’s obvious I hit a nerve on the funny bone here! 🙂

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